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- n. The growth of filaments
- n. An anomalous growth of certain bacteria in which they continue to elongate but do not divide
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Unexpectedly, a systematic examination of IbpA's function revealed that the filamentation induced by c-AMP (Fic) domain, and not the YopT-homologous region, represented a virulence determinant in IbpA.
Additionally, in the absence of Hog1, zymolyase induces an alternative response related to mating and filamentation as a consequence of the cross-talk between these pathways and the HOG pathway.
This hypothesis is further supported by the observation that our gene expression data were able to identify extensive genetic changes relative to an earlier microarray study in which cell filamentation was induced by an external chemical agent
In addition, down regulation of zapA could help facilitate cell filamentation, since ZapA is known to counteract FtsZ inhibition by MinC
Plates were incubated at room temperature (RT) in the dark for at least 3 days and mating and haploid filamentation was assessed by light microscopy.
A. baumannii inhibits filamentation, a key virulence determinant of
A cluster of proteins involved in cell migration and invasion, including the p130Cas paralog, human enhancer of filamentation 1 (HEF1